Author, Recovering Addict & Son of Michael Douglas
Born into Hollywood royalty as the son of Michael and grandson of Kirk, Cameron Douglas is the author of the #1 Amazon bestseller Long Way Home, an unflinching account of his dangerous descent into years of drug abuse, crime and prison and his eventual – and highly inspiring — rise to recovery and return to society and family. Moving audiences with his brutal honesty, Cameron shares a story that could happen in any family, against the backdrop of celebrity, wealth and privilege that came with growing up in his. Read More >
On the Profound Impact His Severe Drug Use on His Family | Nightline
Long Way Home | The View
Speaking Out on Drug Addiction | GMA
On Hitting Rock Bottom and His Life Today
Drawing from his new best-seller, Long Way Home, Michael Douglas’ son, Cameron tells his gripping personal story of addiction, recovery and the power of family. With honesty and candor, he provides an unflinching account of his dangerous descent into years of addiction — and his highly inspiring rise to recovery. Contrasting a storied childhood as a member of Hollywood royalty to hitting rock bottom as a heroin addict, Cameron shares his struggle to return to society and family after many years of drug abuse and almost eight years in federal prison.
“It’s a family love story…so powerful.”
“A gripping new book about Hollywood, addiction, and coming out the other side.”
“’Long Way Home’ illustrates the pernicious ability of addiction to derail the lives of people at every strata of society.”
“Douglas’s raw examination of addiction and prison life serves as a cold reminder of the destructive power of drugs.”
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